Fermin Guerrero was born in Uruguay, in 1983. Passionate about drawing and art from a very
young age, he has developed his own style. As a child, he participated in several painting exhibitions
in Uruguay. In 2010, after he finished his bachelor in Industrial Design at Escuela Universitaria
Centro de Diseño - Uruguay, he moved to Switzerland to study Visual Communication at the
Haute École d’Art et de Design (HEAD) - Geneva, where he received his BA with first class honours.
He subsequently went on to complete a Masters in Typeface Design at the University of Reading–UK,
receiving his MA with Distinction in September 2015.
Whilst studying he has been working as a freelancer having won several prestigious graphic design
commission for international clients. His work has been featured in renowned international publications
(see Features section). His curiosity, which has led him to move to Europe in the quest for personal
development, keeps him constantly searching for new ways to express his ideas and emotions.
"On this site, you will find professional, personal and school projects that cover the spectrum
of my interest and expertise. I am currently available for freelance work and collaboration on
interesting projects, so don't hesitate to get in touch".
–Honorary mention: Trnava Poster Triennial International competition 2015,
for my poster "New Year, New Fight, 2015".
–BEA Fondation Award for young artists
, for Genève typeface (my Bachelor final project), 2014.
Contest for the design of Geneva Motor Show 2014's Poster and visual identity, 2013.
Contest for the re-design
of Fédération Genevoise de Coopération's corporate identity.
Paléo Festival Nyon poster contest, 2012.
Weltformat11 poster contest, 2011.
–“Type Masters Exhibition” organized by the Berliner Typostammtisch. Berlin, 2016.
–"Trnava Poster Triennial" Slovakia, 2015.
–“World's Best Poster Designers–International exhibition 2015”.
Organized by Guan Shanyue Art Museum, China.
–“These Woods Have Ears” Geneva–Switzerland, 2015.
Organized by Rock This Town.
–"100 typographic posters" International Invitational Exhibition, China, 2013.
Holding during the period from May to December, 2013 in three Chinese cities: Shanghai, Shenzhen and Dalian.
"The exhibition invites 100 outstanding designers from worldwide. The purpose of this exhibition is to
new and innovative typography design, promote the international exchange of typography design ideas
and cultural experiences, inspiring new typographic approaches".